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Best budget silicone hoses?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by blackshuck, Mar 26, 2013.

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    Your thoughts please?
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    Mr silicone on eBay every time, also under ASH performance or something like that.
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    Thanks he seems good but I cant see pre formed car spacific ones there?

    I'm after the the upper boost hoses
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    Thanks Tuffty but they seem a but light blue for me I was thinking of this color

    SFS Silicone Turbo Hose Kit Audi TT & S3 Upper Boost Hoses 1.8T Blue | eBay
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    The colour isn't very well represented in that pic... the blue is better than that on the actual product but yeah the SFS are a tad cheaper...

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    Any idea which would be the best match for the badger5 TIP?
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    Do Creation Motorsport make the hoses you want?
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    They do but the picture in there web site looks very light blue so I have dropped them an email regarding the colour!

    Cheers
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    Forge...

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    with car specific hoses the ebay one work but like tuffty said, they go soft after a few heat cycles. i was lucky as I got sfs boost hoses for free in exchange for sorting out a mates computer :)
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    Cheapo crapo ones can be crushed with your hand, whereas you can hardly put an indent in the forge ones, and they look beautiful.
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